Geography of US and Canada

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subject Name: 
Geography
Course Number: 
200
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
This course will provide a survey of the geography of the US and Canada, starting with physical geography and historical developments that shaped human geography, and then moving into a region-by-region overview. Special emphasis will be on issues of environmental change and sustainability, and the diversity of peoples and cultures and their relationships with landscapes and each other. This newly developed course will include a variety of experimental readings, lectures and activities. Students will co-design, teach and assess one experimental reading or activity themselves. Class activities will include some remote activities and participation such as videos, podcasts, web interactives, a self-guided field trip, and interacting with classmates via moodle or a blog.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
15121

Course Sections

Geography of US and Canada
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 Eve Vogel evevogel@geo.umass.edu M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM Hasbrouck Room 236